Remembering POW/MIAs

UNION COUNTY — From left: Union County Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski, Vernell Wright and Bruce Bergen listen as Union County Undersheriff Vincent DeTrolio, a Vietnam Veteran, speaks during Union County’s annual remembrance ceremony honoring prisoners of war and those missing in action outside the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed each […]

Granados becomes newest freeholder as democrats fill Sullivan vacancy

UNION COUNTY — Sergio Granados, an Elizabeth resident, has become the newest Union County Freeholder, filling a vacancy on the Board. Granados assumes Sullivan’s vacant Freeholder spot, which expires at the end of December this year. Sullivan resigned last month, creating the vacancy. Granados was sworn in Thursday night after being selected on Tuesday by […]

UNICO and Union County to hold Columbus Day Flag Raising

ELIZABETH — Union County Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter today announced the County’s fifth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse. The keynote speaker, Frank Cipolla, is a radio and television broadcaster and author who has been seen and […]

Alzheimer’s Association to present free program at Trinitas

ELIZABETH – The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter will presenting a community education program, “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” at Trinitas Hospital Center for Regional Education Building in Elizabeth on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There is no fee for attending this program, but registration is required to reserve seating […]

Union County College awarded $1.6 million grant to establish certification programs in Supply Chain Management

CRANFORD – Union County College was awarded a $1.6 million grant from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Program as part of a national consortium of 11 colleges and universities to develop entry and mid-level credentials in Supply Chain Management, allowing upward training from entry level worker certifications all the way to […]

Citizens chosen to receive 2013 Union County Family Service Awards

UNION COUNTY — On Thursday evening, Oct. 24, Homefirst will host An Evening of Thanks, the first Union County Family Service Awards at The Galloping Hill Golf Club in Kenilworth. The event will recognize and honor individuals from different communities in Union County who serve families in need in extraordinary ways in their civic and […]

Business meeting scheduled at Overlook Medical Center

UNION COUNTY — The next Union County Means Business Networking Breakfast will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1, 8 to 10 a.m. at Overlook Medical Center and is titled “The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Business.” The breakfast will feature a panel discussion on the Act, and answer FAQ’s about its effects. Panelists include […]

Newark men sentenced to 50 years apiece for robbery, carjacking in Linden

UNION COUNTY — Two Newark men have been sentenced to a combined 100 years in state prison for an attempted robbery of an off-duty police officer and a subsequent carjacking, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. Kenneth Green, 40, and Louis Adams, 42, each received a sentence of 50 years from state Superior […]

Mother Seton Regional Celebrates Gold

CLARK — Mother Seton Regional High School, a Catholic school for girls that is renowned for “academic excellence and Seton spirit,” is celebrating fifty years of secondary education. The school originally opened its doors in September of 1963, holding classes in a single wing of a building that was still under construction. Today, on a […]

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